Museum announces raffle of Wright skiff
The limited ticket raffle of a 14-foot Wright skiff is being held by the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park. Proceeds from this pre-season raffle will help fund the museum Boatshop and its ongoing preservation and presentation of working watercraft construction techniques.
Red Cross plans CPR class for area residents
According to the American Red Cross, one quarter of Americans say they’ve been in a situation where someone needed CPR. “If you were one of them, would you know what to do?” asked Dr. David Markinson, a Red Cross advisory council chair. “Emergencies are more common than most of us know."
Chesapeake Bank is sponsor of GMHS auction
The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society (GMHS) is pleased to announce Chesapeake Bank as the event sponsor of its 2011 auction. The auction is the shelter’s largest annual fundraiser with more than 350 in attendance each year.
HVFD seeks sponsors for Feb. 26 pro wrestling event
The Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) will host NWA Fusion Wrestling on Saturday, February 26, at Middlesex High School. All profits benefit HVFD. Sponsors gain advertising advantages on hartfieldfire.com, on all advertising done for the event, and from live commentary the audience will hear at the event.
Christmas Friends Inc. surpasses $25,000 goal
With $1,100 in donations last week, Christmas Friends Inc. has exceeded its 2010 fund-raising goal of $25,000.